The secret is not to use too much bread crumbs or mayo. Enjoy!


  • 1 lb. lump crab meat (fresh)
  • 1 egg
  • 12 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • fresh lemon juice (12 tsp. or more)
  • 2 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
  • mayonnaise
  • fine bread crumbs


Mix first 6 ingredients together. Add just enough mayo and bread crumbs to hold it all together (be careful not to use too much). Form into balls about the size of your fist. Sprinkle with a little Old Bay. Broil or fry until golden brown.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: 30 years of living in Maryland
Submitted By: Beth Ann Hudson-Tuck
Maryland Crab Cakes